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babiroussa


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Babiroussa  \Bab`i*rous"sa\,  Babirussa  \Bab`i*rus"sa\,  n.  [F. 
  babiroussa,  fr  Malay  b[=a]b[=i]  hog  +  r[=u]sa  deer.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  hoglike  quadruped  ({Sus,  or  Porcus,  babirussa})  of 
  the  East  Indies,  sometimes  domesticated;  the  Indian  hog.  Its 
  upper  canine  teeth  or  tusks  are  large  and  recurved. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  babiroussa 
  n  :  Indonesian  wild  pig  with  enormous  curved  canine  teeth  [syn: 
  {babirusa},  {babirussa},  {Babyrousa  Babyrussa}] 




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